The Doll (1919 film)

Die Puppe

Theatrical poster to The Doll (1919)
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Produced by Paul Davidson
Written by Novel:
E.T.A. Hoffmann
La poupée
by Edmond Audran
Maurice Ordonneau
Alfred Maria Willner
Hanns Kräly
Ernst Lubitsch
Starring Ossi Oswalda
Hermann Thimig
Victor Janson
Cinematography Theodor Sparkuhl
Kurt Waschneck
Distributed by UFA (US)
Release dates
  • 1919 (1919)
Running time
58 minutes
Country Weimar Republic
Language Silent film

The Doll (German: Die Puppe) is a 1919 German romantic fantasy comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch.[1] The film is loosely based on the same short story which inspired the ballet Coppélia.


DVD releases

The film was released in the US by Kino Lorber as part of the box set "Lubitsch in Berlin" in 2007 with English intertitles. It was also released in the UK by Eureka's Masters of Cinema series as part of the box set "Lubitsch in Berlin: Fairy-Tales, Melodramas, and Sex Comedies" in 2010 with German intertitles and English subtitles.


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